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LG K20™ V | Verizon Wireless

  • VS501

Key Features

  • 5.3" HD IPS In-Cell Touch Display
  • 13 MP Rear Autofocus and 5 MP Front Cameras
  • 2,800 mAh Removable Battery
  • Android™ Nougat 7.0 Operating System
  • Internal Memory: 16GB (usable up to 8.9 GB)


With skillfully curved edges and metallic frame, this device was engineered for comfort yet crafted for beauty.


Delight in every detail with a wide, bright, and stunning view.


Capture life exactly as it happens - for memories that are sharp and shareable.


Now you’ve got all the pixels and illumination you need to capture pictures that set the standard.


Power through your day with confidence and conviction - plus charge and storage to spare!

*Up to 8.9 GB usable.

Screen Size 5.3 inches
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Battery Capacity 2,800 mAh
Camera Resolution 13 MP
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM8917 1.4 GHz Quad-Core
Memory 2 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB ROM (Usable up to 8.9GB)
Carrier Verizon Wireless
Other Features Android 7 (Nougat) Operating System, 5 MP Front-Facing Camera with Gesture Shot & Selfie Light, 4G LTE Connectivity, Mobile Hotspot, Rear Key with Fingerprint Sensor
Large 5.3" HD IPS Display Yes
Rear Key with Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Panda Glass Screen Protection Yes
Customizable Home Touch Buttons Includes Notifications and Capture+
Enhanced Convenience
LG UX 5.1 Swipe to explore all apps
Capture+ Write or draw on nearly any screen and then save to QuickMemo®+ or Gallery
QuickMemo+ Create memos and then add text, images, screen captures and more; schedule memos to appear at certain times using time or location inputs
QSlide® Overlay up to two windows with adjustable sizing and transparency
Dual Window Use two apps simultaneously on a split screen
Ringtone ID Unique ringtone created for each caller based on phone numbers
Customizable Keyboard and One-Handed Operation Adjust position of the keyboard or keypad for convenient and customized access
Multilanguage Support Multilanguage Support for Phone and Keyboard Input
EasyHome Provides an easier interface for beginners with a simpler layout and larger font size
Fingerprint ID An easy, one-step way to secure access to your phone and secure content
LG GATE Enabled Yes
Android for Work Offers a dedicated Work Profile with security, management and app support
ThinkFree® Viewer View and work on documents, presentations, and spreadsheets
Knock Code® Create a 6-8-point tapping pattern for security and direct access to the home screen
Knock On® Double tap the screen to put your phone to sleep/ wake it without picking it up or pressing the Power/Lock Key
Content Lock* Password/pattern protect your memos in QuickMemo+
* Some owner content may still be accessible to a user who enables Content Lock.
13 MP Autofocus Rear Camera with LED Flash Yes
Camera Resolutions Up to 4160 x 3120 (rear) and 2560 x 1920 (front) pixels
Quick Share Access social platforms instantly after taking pictures and videos
Film Effect Pre-set filter effects to give photos a film-like look and feel
HDR Options Set HDR mode to on, off, or auto
Burst Shot* Hold the shutter button to take multiple shots quickly
Multiple Shutter Options Tap the shutter button, use your voice, or press a volume key to take a photo
Camera and Video Zoom Up to 4x*
5 MP Front Camera and HD Camcorder Yes
Auto Shot** Face detection automatically initiates a 2-second countdown timer to take a selfie
Gesture Shot** Take selfies with a simple hand gesture
Interval Shot** Take four selfies on a timer by touching and holding the shutter button
Gesture Interval Shot** Make a fist twice to take four selfies in sequence
Selfie Light** Screen will illuminate a soft light around the photo preview for well-lit selfies
HD Rear Camcorder Resolutions up to 1920 x 1080
Pause & Resume Video Recording Pause then resume video recording for a continuous file
Image Editor Add Flip/Rotate/Crop, Brightness/Contrast, filters, and more to your pictures
Live Shot Take still shots while recording video
Self-Timer Choose to take a picture/video 3 or 10 seconds after you press the shutter/record button
Geotagging Include location information with photos and videos
* Available only on rear-facing camera or camcorder.
** Available only on front-facing camera or camcorder.
Video Player with Pause, Fast Forward, Rewind and Resume Play Function; Supports 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV, AVI, HEVC/H.265, MKV, ASF, WebM, FLV, and TS Formats
Customizable Video Screen Ratio, Subtitle Settings, Playback Speed, and Video Auto-Close Function Yes
Music Player with Custom Audio Effects Supports AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, M4A, AMR, MP3, MIDI, WAV, FLAC, OPUS, PCM, WMA, and Ogg formats
Customizable Music Library Organized by songs, albums, artists, genres, playlists, favorites, and folders
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Network* Yes
Mobile Hotspot† Share a 4G LTE data connection with up to 10 compatible wireless devices**
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Version 4.2
Wi-Fi® Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n
USB (Mobile Broadband Connect)*** and Bluetooth Tethering† Share your phone’s Internet connection with your computer
Wi-Fi Direct® File Sharing
Media Sync (MTP) Transfer files or synchronize with Windows® Media Player***
MIDI Device Connect to compatible musical instruments via USB***
Advanced Calling** Activate to enjoy HD Voice,**** Video Calling, Wi-Fi Calling, and more†
S-GPS, A-GPS, and Qualcomm® Service for Location Accuracy Yes
* Verizon’s 4G LTE Network not available everywhere
** Depends on network availability. Additional carrier charges may apply.
*** USB cable required (included).
**** HD Voice required on both caller and receiver devices.
Technical Specifications
Carrier Verizon Wireless
Display 5.3" HD IPS (1280 x 720)
Platform Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM8917 1.4 GHz Quad-Core
Technology GSM, LTE, CDMA, UMTS
Network Quad-Band GSM, LTE, CDMA, UMTS
Frequencies CDMA 800/1900 MHz, GSM B5/B8/B3/ B2, UMTS B5/B8/B2/B1, LTE B2/B4/B5/B13
Data Transmission EVDO, EVDO Rev. A, 1xRTT, LTE
Dimensions 5.80" (H) x 2.90" (W) x 0.30" (D)
Weight 4.71 oz.
Battery Capacity 2,800 mAh Removable
Usage Time Up to 31 hours*
Standby Time Up to 12.5 days*
Internal Memory 16 GB (up to 8.9 GB usable)**
Supports microSD card Up to 2 TB***
UPC 652810817448
* Actual battery time may vary depending on network connectivity and application use.
** Actual formatted capacity is less.
*** microSD cards sold separately.
LG Available Accessories
Standard Battery* Yes
Travel Adapter and USB Cable* Yes
* Included with phone.
Verizon Wireless service required. Product features subject to change. Features based on carrier program availability. Additional charges may apply.

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great 1st smart phone I am new to smart phones. This has been a very learning device
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Whats the point of the finger scanner when,its unable to use 85% of the time
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good phone, long battery life, but... This phone is excellent except for one thing. It doesn't have NFC capability so Android Pay is not available. A state of the art phone lacking this capability is a bummer to me.
Date published: 2017-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Price is right Received phones about a month ago and have not found a drawback
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this phone I purchased this phone about 3 weeks ago, and I love this phone, the price was within my price range and the features are more than what I need. I have one draw back, it takes over 3 hours to charge and I am not really happy about that but since this is my first smart phone I guess with all the features they require more charging time, we place a service call to Verizon to troubleshoot the battery and discovered that there was something wrong with the phone and they were not able to determine if it really was a battery issue. Since there was an issue with the troubleshooting service they immediately, mailed out a new phone.
Date published: 2017-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great battery life! I bought this back in May. I am very happy with the product. The battery life is very good, and like the version of the Android system.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Phone Phone is great for $$. It has many great features, but a couple of disappointing features that kept me away from the 5th star. First I miss the indicator light that other phones use to let you know that you have email, text or a missed call. Second the camera comes on by itself, I tried turning it off but no luck. On the up side it has the best battery life of any smart phone I've had!
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone I got the phone about 2 months aqo when I signed up with a new service provider because I was using just a standard cell phone and wanted a smart phone as most the communications I do are via email. After I went through reviewing all sorts of reviews of the features of various makes and models I selected the LG K20. After I started using it I found it exceeded my expectations. I found it to be quite user friendly. and a very smart choice for my first smart phone.
Date published: 2017-09-22
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